close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Ancient tombs unearthed in north China

Nearly 300 pieces of cultural relics have been unearthed from a cluster of ancient tombs in north China`s Hebei Province.



Shijiazhuang: Nearly 300 pieces of cultural relics have been unearthed from a cluster of ancient tombs in north China`s Hebei Province.

The Xinhua news agency quoted archaeologists, as saying on Friday that the tombs are located in Beidazhao Qiandong village of Nanhe County, 150 km south of the provincial capital of Shijiazhuang.

The tombs are believed to be from the middle and late West Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 24 A.D.) and middle Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Archaeologists have been excavating the area since May this year, and have covered a stretch of over 4,000 square meters.

In all, 73 tombs have been discovered, and a majority of them belonged to ordinary folk.

Another ten tombs are still to be excavated.

TAGS

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions